Born on July 15, 1979, Laura Benanti is an American actress and singer who is best known for her playing Louis in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy and for a recurring role as First Lady Melania Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. To learn more about her, read the article below.

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Before Fame: She graduated from Kinnelon High School.

Family/ Relationships

Laura Benanti Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality

Born in New York City, she was botn to Linda Wonneberger and Martin Vidnovic, a Broadway actor and singer. She has Irish, German, Serbian and Native American heritage.

Laura Benanti Affair/Married/Husbnd

She was married to Chris Barron on July 25, 2005. They divorced in 2006.
In September 2007, she married Seven Pasquale; they divorced in 2013.
She is currently married to Patrick Brown (m. November 15, 2015). They have a daughter together.

For more information, visit her twitter and Instagram.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Laura Ilene Vidnovic, Laura Benanti
  • Nicknames: Laure Benanti
  • Birthday: July 15, 1979
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Birthplace: New York City, New York, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Kinnelon High School
  • Profession: Actress, singer
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: She has Serbian, German, Irish and Native American heritage
  • Religion:  Not known at the moment
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Spouse/Husband: Chris Barron (m. 2005; div. 2006) Steven Pasquale (m. 2007; div. 2013) Patrick Brown (m. 2015)
  • Children: 1
  • Net Worth: Not Available

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  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight: 58-60 g (approx)
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: 34 inches
  • Waist Size: 24 inches
  • Hips Size: 35 inches
  • Bra Size/ Breast Size: 34 inches

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • Her birth name is Lure Ilene Vidnovic.
  • She has German, Irish, Serbian, and Naïve American heritage.
  • She is best known for her role as Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy.
  • Since 2016, she has a recurring role as First Lady Melania Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
  • She was replaced in Cinderella by Erin Dilly because she hurt her neck while doing a pratfall.

Memorable Quotes:

You know when really, really good people become very successful – it makes me feel really happy, because there are so many idiot jerks in the world who are successful. Urgh, why?